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Memorial and Honor Giving

Remember a loved one who passed away by making a memorial gift in his or her name. Recognize an important person, mark a special occasion or show gratitude for someone who made a difference in your life by making an honor gift to Rush.

Donating in honor of an important person, or in memory of someone who passed away, supports Rush in its mission to provide excellent medical care, conduct groundbreaking research, offer transformative education and perform important community outreach. Memorial and honor gifts allow you to pay tribute to important people and acknowledge significant events in your life while making an impact on the lives of others.

Ways to make a memorial gift

  • Make a memorial gift. Support Rush’s mission and impact others’ lives in memory of your friend or loved one.

    • Give online: Our secure online giving site is the most convenient and environmentally friendly way to make a memorial gift.
       
    • Give by mail: Download our memorial giving form and mail the completed form along with a check made payable to “Rush University Medical Center” to the following address:
        
      Rush University Medical Center
      Office of Philanthropy
      1201 W. Harrison St., Suite 300
      Chicago, IL 60607-3319 

Ways to make an honor gift  

  • Celebrate a milestone, honor a loved one. Make a lasting and meaningful gift in honor of a friend or family member, special occasion or achievement.

    • Give online: Our secure online giving site is the most convenient and environmentally friendly way to make an honor gift using your credit card.
       
    • Give by mailDownload our honor giving form and mail the completed form along with a check made payable to “Rush University Medical Center” to the following address:

      Rush University Medical Center
      Office of Philanthropy
      1201 W. Harrison St., Suite 300
      Chicago, IL 60607-3319

       

    • Give by phone: Credit card gifts can also be made by calling the Office of Philanthropy at (312) 942-1514.
  • Honor your ‘Health Care Hero’.  Thank the medical professionals who treated you or a loved one helping them continue to offer excellent patient care while developing innovative treatments.

Learn about payment methods, confidentiality, tax receipts and other aspects of memorial and honor gifts to Rush in our FAQ section.

Questions, or looking for more information? Contact Megan Tenenbaum, assistant director of annual giving, at megan_tenenbaum@rush.edu and (312) 942-1514.

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